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from Glasgow to Cambridge

You can get from Glasgow to Cambridge by train, bus or flight.

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Travel Information between Glasgow and Cambridge

distanceDistance308 miles (497 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£35 - £120
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £35 • 13 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £120 • 6 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or London North Eastern Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 308 miles (497 km) to Cambridge from Glasgow. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 6 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £35. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Glasgow to Cambridge.

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FAQs
What are my travel options from Glasgow to Cambridge?

There are 2 ways to get from Glasgow to Cambridge: coach or train.

How do I get from Glasgow to Cambridge the cheapest way?

The cheapest way from Glasgow to Cambridge is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £35 compared to other travel options to Cambridge:

A coach is £85 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Glasgow to Cambridge costing on average £120.

What is the fastest way to get to Cambridge from Glasgow?

The fastest way to get to Cambridge from Glasgow is by train with an average travel time of 6 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Cambridge that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 13 h 5 min   on average.

How far is Cambridge from Glasgow?

The distance from Glasgow to Cambridge is approximately 308 miles (497 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Glasgow to Cambridge?

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Cambridge is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Cambridge from Glasgow as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Glasgow to Cambridge?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Glasgow to Cambridge:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Cambridge, Fair Street / Maids Causeway.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Glasgow Central and arrive in Cambridge.
Which travel companies can take me from Glasgow to Cambridge?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Glasgow to Cambridge:

  • You can travel from Glasgow to Cambridge by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £35 with National Express from Glasgow to Cambridge.
  • You can travel from Glasgow to Cambridge by train with London North Eastern Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £120 with London North Eastern Railway from Glasgow to Cambridge.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Cambridge from Glasgow?
Looking to extend your trip from Glasgow to Cambridge? Many Omio customers who go from Glasgow to Cambridge usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Stansted or Oxford. If you're looking to explore London, Stansted or Oxford from Cambridge, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I book my Glasgow to Cambridge ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Glasgow to Cambridge, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £35 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £120 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Glasgow to Cambridge tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.